CNN News and WFMY TV 2 News in Greensboro, N.C., are reporting the Eugene A. Cernan, the astronaut, who was the last to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has diied. He was 82 years-old. Cernan was the spacecraft

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Flu season is upon us.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, North Carolina is one of 12 states categorized as having “widespread flu activity.”

Beginning Tuesday, you can get a ride from Uber in Boone.

James Scott, has been named Beech Mountain’s interim town manager, filling the vacancy left after Ed Evans resigned. 

The Ashe County Commissioners voted 3-2 Tuesday to postpone a decision on the process for selecting a new sheriff.

After 39 years in the healthcare industry, Richard Sparks is retiring and Appalachian Regional Healthcare System invites everyone to drop in and to celebrate and wish him well at a special event set for January 26th.

The search for a new Watauga High School Principal is still underway.